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Editorial: High-speed rail off track

With state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, adding his voice to the growing criticism of the California High-Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire chief recovering from fall

After tumbling off a ladder at his San Jose home over the weekend, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2595 Views

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Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 2595 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2595 Views

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Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2594 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Contrasting views of offer to rebuild the Alpine Road trail

<I>Editor's Note: The Board of Supervisors has given Stanford until Dec. 13 to accept three additional options for a total...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Dec 2, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 2594 Views

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Brown Act lapses nix Menlo Park meetings

At first glance, it looked like the Menlo Park Transportation Commission -- like others -- was enjoying some time off during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 2593 Views

MENLO PARK

Less junk mail means cuts for post office

You probably haven't noticed the difference, but the ranks of clerks in Menlo Park post offices and carriers on local routes...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 2592 Views

MENLO PARK

Malaysian restaurant opens in Menlo Park

Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Mar 16, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me Puppet Show

The Atherton Library presents the annual Dad and Me @ the library event on Monday, August 3 at 7 pm, with a puppet show by...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2592 Views

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Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 2592 Views

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Saturday: M-A fashion show

Menlo-Atherton's annual fashion show unfolds on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13113&e=y...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arnie Duncan on California's education system

According to a report from the nonprofit EdSource, Education Secretary Arnie Duncan, in talking in June about $4 billion...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera: Marja Brandon is new Woodland head of school

The governing board of Woodland School in Ladera has hired Marja Brandon, former head of school for the Pennsylvania School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michelle MacKenzie, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2591 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: A means to help neighbors in need

Almanac readers have for 22 years risen to the challenge of helping neighbors in need during the holiday season, and we trust...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 2591 Views

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President Hugo Chavez has died.

This has just been reported on CNN TV....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Two Everrgreens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2591 Views

ATHERTON

ACIL & Atherton should consider better supporting our schools

I recently learned that Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is considering sending money to the Community Coalition on...

Original post made by Jenny Redo on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jim Plummer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 3:49 am | 14 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and older can sign up in advance to read to a trained therapy dog. Reading aloud increases confidence and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2590 Views

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Woodell countersued in cellphone caper

Well, now the shoe's on the other foot: First John Woodell sued two people for defamation. Now one, Chuck Bernstein, has...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Critic, on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2590 Views
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